This session demonstrates an instructional strategy for engaging students in the study of geography, geology, Native American history and biodiversity in the area in which they live. Handouts are available.
Pura Belpre' Award books honor the Hispanic culture and captivate the Hispanic English Language Learner. Visit this session to discover titles, correlating activities and online resources. Handouts will be provided.
This presentation explores how educators can develop and teach project-based, sustainability curricula that can provide young learners with opportunities for active and meaningful participation with pressing environmental and social issues.
Presentation will describe 4th grade project about civic literacy using the Underground Railroad as context. Examples of popular texts, primary documents, photographs given to participants for their future projects.
2013 Outstanding Elementary Social Studies Teacher of the Year Award Recipient
The presenter will share six simple strategies that she has developed over the years that teachers can use to energize their instruction, get more out of every lesson and help students remember and LOVE social studies!